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Articles from the September 3, 2020 edition

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Broadus Teams Win on First Weekend of Play

Volleyball The Broadus Lady Hawk Volleyball team won their opening match of the season in three straight games, at Ekalaka last Saturday. The Lady Hawks came out strong in the first game against...

 

Familiar Faces Return to Broadus to Teach

Two new teachers may be seen in the halls at Broadus Schools this year, though both faces are quite familiar to Broadus residents. Michelle Wash works as a JH/HS math teacher, while Dora Huckins is...

 

Grasshoppers Next Year? Let's be Prepared!

By PR Extension Office Many landowners in Powder River county had devastating grasshopper infestations this summer. Unfortunately, many of the grasshoppers have already or will lay eggs in the next few weeks, leading to a potential outbreak again...

 

Tiny Biting Insects Identified as Winged Thrips

By PR Extension Office MSU Extension Entomologist Laurie Kerzicnik identified the tiny biting insects as “winged thrips” instead of biting midges aka “no-see-ums”, which explains why they are present in hot, dry conditions, stated Powder...

 

Three Cross Country Runners Qualify For State

The Broadus Lady Hawk Cross Country team competed at Colstrip last Friday, in their first meet of the year. Rheanna Schroeder (far left) placed 30th with a 29:30 time. Rachel Rasmussen (second from...

 

'It's Time We Count' Campaign Aimed at Increasing Montana's 2020 Census Count in Final Push

Facing Shortened Census Deadline, Montana Department of Commerce and Windfall Partner to Increase Census Count in Low-response Areas Courtesy MT Dept of Commerce HELENA, Mont. – The Montana Department of Commerce recently announced a targeted...

 

Community Development Virtual Meetings Scheduled

By PR Extension Office For years, the idea of rural “brain drain” has been how we view our small towns. The notion that the best and brightest of our community leave for college or for bigger and better opportunities and never come back has...

 

4-H News

Powder River Rising Stars August Meeting On August 25, 2020 President Reuben Kinzer called the meeting to order in the Election Room. Addison Harper led the pledges. We had roll call and we told what our projects were at fair and how we did. There...

 

Elementary News

By Broadus Schools Principal Denise Ternes Welcome back! We are so excited to have students back in the building! The staff has been working hard over the summer to gain skills in teaching students using technology to deliver lessons in the event...

 

Beef Marketing School Coming Up In November

By PR Extension Office As an ag producer, have you ever wondered about marketing your beef, lamb, or pork products directly to the consumer? In November, there is a great opportunity to learn how to do just that from the comfort of your own home...

 

Commerce Department Sends $123.4 Million to Over 8,200 Small Businesses

Montana’s Business Stabilization Program has now provided more than 14,000 grants MONTANA – The Montana Department of Commerce announced Friday that more than 8,200 small businesses in Montana have now received $123.4 million through Governor...

 

Senior Night

With the ever looming threat of potential shutdown of fall sports should a COVID-19 outbreak occur, the senior athletes and their parents were honored at the first home football game of the year ...

 

Letters To the Editor

To the Editor, The other day, I saw an ad from Senator Daines’ campaign that falsely claimed Governor Bullock doesn’t support the Second Amendment. We all know Governor Bullock, and I think we can agree that’s just not true. Governor Bullock is...

 

30 Years Ago

Thursday, September 6, 1990 Two story brick building razed The razing of Ken Jesse’s brick building on the corner of Lincoln Street and Holt Avenue was a shock for many residents. The Broadus Truck and Supply, under Jesse, epitomized courtesy,...

 

Deadline Approaching for USDA's Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

Application Deadline is Sept. 11 WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2020 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds farmers and ranchers that the deadline to apply for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) is Sept. 11,...

 

Church Notes

OUR SAVIOR’S LUTHERAN CHURCH-ELCA Pastor Julie Long, 436-2457 “Rooted in the Word, Dwelling in Christ, Branching out for the sake of the World” All are welcome! Please join us for worship at 11:00AM. (note the change to fall worship time) Holy...

 

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